The Bank Beat eNewsletter is a newsletter specific to the financial services industry that provides articles related to current events in banking. Topics covered include operational aspects of the industry, as well as regulatory, accounting, and tax issues.
In a recent article published by American Banker, author John Heltman takes a look at the recently released findings of the Federal Reserve’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey. Overall, it appears that business lending is growing stronger. Findings of the study indicated the following: An increase in commercial credit line limits for big firms; An … Read More >
Mobile banking presents something of a quandary: while consumers desire to use mobile banking and seek banks that offer innovative features in this area, concerns about data security and privacy often prevent them from embracing the new technology that they seek. Bill Streeter takes a detailed look at this predicament in a new article for … Read More >
In spite of the recent rollback of a number of Dodd-Frank regulations, small banks will not be seeing much relief from their regulatory burden, writes Zach Fox in a recent article for Banking Exchange. Fox details the items included in the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) and also discusses why … Read More >
The Accounting Edge eNewsletter is comprised of important and informative articles related to businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals. The articles cover a broad range of topics from retirement planning to new accounting laws and regulations.
Over the past 30 months, the price of a barrel of oil has increased from the mid-$30s to—in recent days—as high as the mid-$70s per barrel. At almost half the historic $150 per barrel price level nearly 10 years ago, how will the market react if oil reaches $150 again, as some analysts are speculating? … Read More >
A large number of Americans intend to keep working past retirement age. For many, their reasons are financial. Some have a high level of debt while others are afraid if they retire too soon, they will run out of money. Working longer offers several financial benefits. Those who put off retirement are able to: Accrue … Read More >
Every year we experience new challenges in the world of computer hacking —as well as new solutions. Cyber hackers have become aggressive, so business owners must be more vigilant. Because clients are the source of your revenue, it is critically important to ensure their data never gets into the wrong hands. According to a recent … Read More >
Investment banks can be a good predicator of the health of the market in the near future. Investment banks make the bulk of their money on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and financing activities (bond issuances and syndicated loans). As a result, we can look at investment bank fees and performance as a proxy … Read More >
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